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Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline, Amendment 3 (1982)

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The Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline, also known as Referendum 3, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Colorado as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the removal or discipline of judges for specific offenses and establishing a set procedure for such cases.[1]

Election results

Colorado Amendment 3 (1982)
Approveda Yes 659,905 77.33%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

See also: Colorado State Constitution, Article VI

The language on the ballot appeared as:[1]

An amendment to Section 23(3) of article VI of the constitution of the state of Colorado concerning the membership and appointment of the commission on judicial discipline authorizing the removal or discipline of a justice or judge for committing specified offenses establishing the procedure for removal or discipline of justice or judge and providing that papers filed with and proceedings before the commission or master's appointed by the supreme court shall be confidential prior to the filing of a recommendation by the commission.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.